Saturday, May 25, 2024


Tourism slowly returns to the Cayes; new government COVID-19 legislation affects island businesses

The primary fuel for the economy in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, and Caye Caulker is tourism, which had been absent for months after the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in March 2020. The fragile industry was rebooted in October 2020 with the re-opening of the Philip Goldson International Airport. Still, it was not until late December that encouraging movement was observed on the Cayes. Tourism stakeholders were busy with international visitors during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, despite the newly introduced COVID-19 regulations passed by the government.

San Pedro BTIA distributes goodie bags to members and public workers

The San Pedro chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) treated its members and frontline workers to holiday goodie bags at the beginning of the Christmas week. This token of appreciation was to acknowledge their contributions and optimism amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has devastated the Belizean economy.

BEL and Employees Gift Christmas Hampers to Families and Senior Citizens Countrywide

Employees of Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) continued an annual tradition of delivering Christmas hampers to 90 deserving families and 60 senior citizens countrywide on December 19 and 20, 2019.

Hellfighters Footsoldiers Ambergris Caye distribute toys to island children

The Christmas Season is all about celebrating and sharing with one another, and to keep the tradition alive, the non-denomination group called Hellfighters Footsoldiers Ambergris Caye distributed presents to over 200 children on Sunday, December 15th.

Annual Love FM Christmas parade lights the streets of San Pedro Town

The holiday mood in San Pedro Town was heightened on Sunday, December 15th with the 9th Annual Love FM Christmas Parade.

Feeling the Christmas Spirit at The Island Academy’s annual Christmas Show

Students of The Island Academy (TIA) brought the holiday spirit during their annual Christmas Pageant on Wednesday, December 11th.

The San Pedro Dance Academy’s Annual Christmas Show features classics

Under the theme ‘Blast from the Past,’ the San Pedro Dance Academy held its annual Christmas Show on Saturday, December 7th at the San Pedro Lions Den. The event, which saw a packed den of happy parents and relatives, featured several dance numbers to the beat of classic Christmas songs and hits from the ’90s and ‘80s performed by the Academy’s beginner and advanced dancers.

Doctor Love: Happy Holiday Spirit

"Every parent wants to give their children the best of what they can afford, so don’t feel guilty for being able to splurge a little this Christmas."